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Phasic craving for carbohydrate observed with citalopram
The serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) have clinically and ancedotally been associated with nausea and weight loss as a side effect of their action. The tricyclic antidepressants have been linked to carbohydrate ...
Mutation analysis reveals an insertional hotspot in exon 4 of the LDL receptor gene
Mutation analysis of the low density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) gene revealed a novel 8-bp duplication after nucleotide 681 in a Costa Rican patient with familial hypercholesterolaemia. The frameshift caused by this ...
Bone mineral density in long-term survivors of childhood cancer
Bone mineral density (BMD) of the lumbar spine was measured in 97 long-term survivors of childhood cancer 5-23 years after diagnosis using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). They had been treated for acute leukemia ...
p53 and p16/CDKN2 gene mutations in esophageal tumors from a high- incidence area in South Africa
Squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus has an uneven geographic distribution, with a high incidence in the Transkei region of Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. The precise molecular events associated with tumorigenesis ...
Depressive and anxiety symptoms in patients with schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder
Background: Symptoms of depression and anxiety are frequently encountered in the course of schizophrenia and are of considerable clinical importance. They may compromise social and vocational functioning, and they are ...
Transmission of a multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain resembling 'strain W' among noninstitutionalized, human immunodeficiency virus-seronegative patients
Since 1990, several outbreaks of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR- TB) have been described among institutionalized patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We describe a community MDR-TB outbreak ...